“Rolling Stone” Movie Critic Peter Travers Raves “The Social Network” Is More Than Just The Best Film He’s Seen In 2010: ‘It Defines A Decade’

by • September 27, 2010 • Movies, SocietyComments (0)2278

Here’s a snippet of Peter Travers’ review of “The Social Network” for Rolling Stone magazine:

This is the first film I’ve seen so far in 2010 that deserves my highest rating, 4 stars. It’s better than the movie of the year. The Social Network also defines the decade. How so? Director David Fincher, working brilliantly from a dazzlingly complex script by Aaron Sorkin, uses the rise and rise of Facebook to examine a generation that can’t communicate despite its obsession with social networking. The performances are award caliber, led by Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who conceived the idea as a Harvard student. The squabbling between Zuckerberg  and his friends who want a piece of the site, including Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield is outstanding) and Napster co-founder Sean Parker (Justin Timberlake, an acting revelation), makes for a fierce and funny powerhouse, a modern Rashomon that will pin you to your seat.

“The Social Network” opens this Friday.  Read the full review here.


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